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· August, 2008

Stories about Freedom of Speech from August, 2008

Russia, Georgia: The Balkan Context

Brazil: I want to live in Second Life

Angola: Media shut up – again?

Turkey: YouTube Un-blocked?

South Korea: Leftwing Economist Arrested for Subversion

China: Translating New York Times Olympic Report

Bahrain: Bloggers are Trouble

Cuba: Punk Rocker Arrested

Barbados, Cuba: Broadcasting Meeting

China: Cop Killer's Case

Brazil: Church demands justice do ban sexy pic on Playboy

Guyana: Reporter Fired?

China: Photos from inside Tibetan Skynet control room

China: Cop-killer online hero case goes on trial

Yang Jia's case goes to trial today, after having been postponed for the Olympics. Previously he had been harmonized after having been heroized by many online for walking into a...

Iran:President's adviser and negative comments

Palestine: A New Blogging Revolution

Blogger Times, a blogging magazine written by Arab bloggers, covering new developments and current issues within the Arab blogging world, has published a new story called Blogging.. a Palestinian revolution.”...

Georgia: Pepsikolka's Dispatches From Poti

Russia: Rally at Red Square

Egypt: Blogger Detained

China: Re-education through labor sentence for two elderly protesters

The closing ceremony of the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics draws near, and while Chinese media are unable to report on scandals such as this that have dominated foreign media headlines,...

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